Published On: Tue, Dec 19th, 2017

Theresa May and Trump discuss recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged Donald Trump to bring forward proposals on achieving peace in the Middle East after the U.S. president recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. May spoke to Trump by telephone on Tuesday.

“They discussed the different positions we took on the recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, and agreed on the importance of the US bringing forward new proposals for peace and the international community supporting these efforts,” a spokesman for May said.

“The Prime Minister updated the President on the recent good progress of the Brexit negotiations, and the President set out the progress he had made on his economic agenda,” May’s spokesman said.

“They agreed on the importance of a swift post-Brexit bilateral trade deal,” the spokesman said.


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